depurative

[dep-yuh-rey-tiv]
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adjective

serving to depurate; purifying.

noun

a depurative agent or substance.

Nearby words

  1. depth of focus,
  2. depth perception,
  3. depth psychology,
  4. depth sounder,
  5. depurate,
  6. deputable,
  7. deputation,
  8. depute,
  9. deputize,
  10. deputy

Origin of depurative

First recorded in 1675–85; depurate + -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for depurative

depurative

adjective

used for or capable of depurating; purifying; purgative

noun

a depurative substance or agent
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